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cera

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cera(
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rah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (material)
a. wax
La cera de la vela caía sobre la mesa.The candle was spilling wax onto the table.
2. (of an ear)
a. wax
Casi no podía oír nada porque tenía los oídos llenos de cera.I could barely hear anything because my ears were full of wax.
b. earwax
¡Puaj! Tienes que limpiar toda la cera que tienes acumulada.Ugh! You have to clean out all the earwax you have built up.
3. (of a bee)
a. beeswax
La cera se utiliza para formar celdas para guardar la miel.Beeswax is used to form cells to keep honey in.
4. (for burning)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. candle
Apaga la cera que me quiero dormir.Put out the candle. I want to go to sleep.
5. (fine arts)
a. crayon (made of wax)
¿Prefieres pintar con lápices de colores o con ceras?Do you prefer to paint with colored pencils or crayons?
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cera
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (sustancia)
a. wax
2. (del oído)
a. earwax
hacerse la cerato wax
cera de abejabeeswax
cera depilatoriahair-removing wax
3. (vela)
a. candle
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cera
1 wax
depilarse a la cera hacerse la cera to wax one's legs o arms etc
[Depilarse a la cera] desde la adolescencia es otra práctica de marcaje de sexo, pero los valores sociales de la belleza femenina están tan arraigados en nuestras concepciones que... ¿quién se atreve a ir con las piernas sin depilar?
ser como una cera to be as gentle as a lamb
cera de abejas beeswax
cera de los oídos earwax
cera de lustrar wax polish
cera de para suelos floor polish
2 ceras [de colmena] honeycomb
singular
; (s)
3 (And) (México) (vela) candle
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